Category Archives: Debt


Basic Strategies for Simplifying Your Financial Life

Nine ways to eliminate clutter, organize accounts and streamline how you manage your money Courtesy of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation There are many reasons to organize and simplify your financial life. Eliminating clutter, saving time and reducing stress are … Continue reading

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Prevent a Holiday Spending Hangover

Black Friday doesn’t have to lead to black marks on your credit report Bank of American Fork is kicking off the 2012 holiday shopping season with tips to manage holiday spending and avoid a post-holiday credit hangover. “Consumers spreading holiday … Continue reading

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Are your finances in scary shape? Money management tips

Some people are scared of witches, ghosts and vampires. Some have arachnophobia. The rest of us? Managing money. Here are six tips to make managing money, well, more manageable: 1. Pick one thing to change. There are many things that … Continue reading

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Your Mortgage: Tips for Finding and Managing a Home Loan

Courtesy of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Buying a home is one of the most significant decisions a consumer will ever make. Given what has occurred in the housing market during the past few years, consumers need to be well-informed when … Continue reading

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15 Tips for Students to Handle Credit Wisely

Courtesy of the Independent Community Bankers of America  It’s been about a month since college students have started their fall semesters, which means many are now receiving their first credit card bill. Bank of American Fork and the Independent Community Bankers … Continue reading

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Clarify Your Values: The First Step to Reach Financial Greatness

Guest Post by Brian Nelson Ford, Founder and President of 8 Pillars Financial Education Company If you have ever created a budget without it being based on your values, chances are it didn’t work. Understanding what you truly care about … Continue reading

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Measuring ROI: Using the Payback Approach

Guest post by Jon Allen, Chief Compliance Officer, Bank of American Fork   The goal of financial management in a company is to maximize the value of the company’s stock.  Managers need ways to determine whether a project being considered … Continue reading

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Why Debt Can Be Good for Your Business

Guest post by Dale Gunther Someone once said, “Debt is a useful servant but a ruthless master.” In my business and personal life, these words have stuck with me and I have always been careful in taking on debt. Back … Continue reading

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Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Chances are you are among the nearly 80 percent of Americans who will receive a refund from the IRS this year. With the 2011 average return being $2,913, you may find yourself with a large chunk of change. Before dreaming up all … Continue reading

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Offset College Costs with Utah Scholars Program

State program offers scholarships for good grades Looking for ways to offset your child’s college expenses? Utah Scholars offers scholarship options for high-school students who complete the following core course of study, shown in comparison to state graduation requirements: Utah … Continue reading

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